Assistant Chief Michael Bradberry leads the Region 3 team covering 38 East Texas counties in Northeast Texas, Deep East Texas, and Southeast Texas.
Bradberry served as a TDEM Regional Section Chief for Preparedness and Response from 2021-2023. He began his DPS career in 1994 as a Trooper stationed throughout East Texas, where he honorably served every county within the new region which he now leads. During his 27 year law enforcement career, he promoted to the rank of Major, and worked in many duty stations across Texas, including service in the DPS Office of Inspector General.
He has degrees in Criminal Justice from Stephen F. Austin University and the FBI National Academy.
Bradberry is stationed in Lufkin.
Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Hardin. Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood
District 5 – Mount Pleasant
District 6 – Tyler
District 14 – Lufkin
District 15 – Beaumont